Syria

December 19, 2001

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The Egyptian cinema is gearing up for a new film about adolescent girls entitled Qasr Al Sabr (Patience Palace) to be directed by Salah Sirri.

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Libyan tire market sources confirmed that domestic sales are currently suffering from a recession. Local tire vendors urged authorities to immediately issue necessary laws and legislation in order to

December 17, 2001

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Two Syrians suspected of spying have been arrested in Germany, a German legal spokesman disclosed.

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Construction of the Sofer Al-Medairej road project in the Jabal Lebnan region is currently underway in conjunction with the larger Arab Highway Project. The initiative connects Beirut and Jabal Lebnan

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A recently issued report by the Aberdeen Technology Research Group predicts the demand for computer programs and services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to increase by 21 percent in

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In recent initiatives to improve tax administration, Egyptian financial investigators and the local tax police cracked down on tax evaders, recovering some 100 million Egyptian pounds ($22 million) ov

December 16, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has requested the resignation of his ministers, in an attempt to push forward economic reforms under the guidance of a new cabinet. Al-Assad’s call reflects his desire

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has requested the resignation of his ministers, in an attempt to push forward economic reforms under the guidance of a new cabinet. Al-Assad’s call reflects his desire

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Qatar Liquefied Gas Company (Qatargas) and Microsoft have announced the signing of a technology agreement that allows the liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer to standardize its Information Technology

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Iraq pumps approximately 222,000 barrels of oil per per day to Syria , without UN approval, reported the New York-based <i>Energy Intelligence Briefing</i>. The recently publicized report reveals this

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The Egyptian pound was devaluated by about 7.8 percent on Thursday, December 14, to a central rate of 4.50 to the dollar from 4.15. CBE will also inject an immediate $500 million of its reserves into

December 14, 2001

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On December 13,Syrian President announced the formation of a new government that included major reshuffles in economic and social ministries.

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The spiritual leader of Hamas, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, prayed last night in a mosque just when Israeli missiles hit it. He escaped unhurt. Earlier, an ar

December 13, 2001

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The new Syrian TV film Al Badawi (the Bedouin) depicts the story of a French young man who visits Syria to write about his father’s life and memories there.

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DHL in the UAE has invested Dh1.25 million ($340,000) in an upgrade of its Abu Dhabi fleet. The upgrade comprises 11 new VW LT Transporters as well as a three ton Mitsubishi Canter. This takes DHL UAE